Bachelor of Arts Honours (BA Hons.) History - Kirori Mal College

  • Years 3 Years
  • Type Course Under Graduate
  • stream Arts
  • Delivery Mode

What is Bachelor of Arts Honours (B.A. Hons.) in History?

This curriculum seeks to build basic and advanced learning and research, analysis and quantity reasoning. Eligible students in the history discipline require a firm foundation in the liberal arts. History deals with the development of human civilizations from prehistoric to the contemporary period. The course will examine the important historical events in India and throughout the world in detail.

The course aims to develop fundamental and advanced learning and research, analysis and reason for the quantity required for an organized foundation of the liberal arts among eligible students from the field of History. History addresses the development of human civilizations from the earliest period to the present. The course examines the historical events of great importance in India and around the globe.


The course in History involves a study mode full of historiographic approaches to discipline inquiry. The curriculum comprises a wide range of courses both in Indian and World History and old and modern methods of archaeology that represent disciplinary activities today and formats in seminars and regular lectures. The programme also includes classes.

In several institutions around the country, the course is also regularly offered in the remote learning method. The history curriculum primarily covered topics like the History and cultural patterns of India, the Ancient World of Social Formations, the Medieval World, the Modern West of History and the modern-day History of Europe. B.A. (Hons.)


Eligibility Criteria for Bachelor of Arts Honours (B.A. Hons.) in History

  • A minimum of 50 percent grade in any stream or the equivalent of a board recognized, aspiring candidates should have passed 10+2.
  • Some of the reputable institutions hold entry exams for graduate courses like UGC-NET.
  • The graduation course is based on grades obtained in the final merit, that is to say, total marks aggregated throughout the final exams of 10+2.

Benefits of Bachelor of Arts Honours (B.A. Hons.) in History

  • In the related topics, one could study higher graduation (M.A. and M.Phil).
  • The B.A. in History prepares students for jobs in History, law and other areas that require an understanding of the influence of History and the future.
  • The degree programme allows the students to understand the development from prehistoric to current times of human civilizations.
  • The course also assists students to familiarise themselves with Indian and world socio-economic and cultural legacy.


Scope of Bachelor of Arts Honours (B.A. Hons.) in History

  • The numerous scopes for applicants pursuing B.A. (Hons) in History. Some of them are illustrated below:
  • History study trains students with a wide range of skills, suitable for maintaining an open career option. The capacity to analyze and prioritize facts are critical and vital in decision-making for any employment area.
  • History as a subject is not just restricted to the past; it also covers important topics from modern History in depth. Students gain knowledge in current affairs and how history (past) is related to the present.
  • The students who studied at a reputed and prestigious university, A degree in History can be impressive and make their CV attractive. A degree in History can land you various exciting jobs like that of an archaeologist, historian etc.
  • If they are interested in teaching, students interested in further education in this area can take M.A. or, later on, doctorate history and B.Ed.

Career and Job Opportunities after Bachelor of Arts Honours (B.A. Hons.) in History

History graduates receive an average annual pay from B.A. (Hons.) depends upon the candidate's know-how and experience between INR 2 and 10 lakes.

These students are hired in broadcasting, museum curators, history teachers, teachers of early years, chartered accredited bookkeepers, charity officers, corporate investment bankers, adjuncts and exhibition designers, etc. Jobs are available in museum curators, education in museum genealogy, archaeology and archives, marketing, genealogy, business, historical fiction, commercial and media, publicity, historical parks, public relations, research and restoration, radio, etc.

  • Archivists earn an annual salary of INR 2,95,493
  • The annual remuneration of Information Managers is INR 4,47,559
  • Librarians are annually paid a salary of INR 2,55,347
  • Politician earns a yearly salary of INR 9,00,900
  • The annual remuneration of a Public Relations Officer is INR 2,40,790
  • Records Managers makes a yearly income of INR 4,87,745


Fees Structure & Course Duration of Bachelor of Arts Honours (B.A. Hons.) in History

Duration of this course is 3 years and The average course fees range from INR 8,000 to 1.8L for three years.


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